About Us

Goodwill in the Community

More than a store…



Today, with a budget of nearly $54 million, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc., employs more than 750 individuals, operates 29 retail stores, 11 career development sites and provides a variety of commercial services for those with severe disabilities. Most importantly, Goodwill annually provides services to more than 58,000 people in need of assistance because of physical, mental or other social barriers and places approximately 2,500 into jobs giving them “Not a charity, but a chance.”

Our Values

  • Accountability
    Honesty, transparency, ethical standards, and communication.
  • Collaboration
    Working together to support the mission.
  • Community Engagement
    Being open to customers that need our services or partner with us to provide those services.
  • Performance Excellence
    Seeking continuous improvement in all that we do.
  • Respect and Compassion
    Patience, kindness, manners, courtesy, communication, and active listening.

Our Mission

Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. prepares people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives.

Our Vision

Through Goodwill’s leadership, program innovation, and determination, we work to transform our community into one in which all individuals have the opportunity to work!